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Iran Uses AIDS Doctors' Imprisonment as First Test of Obama Administration

Physicians for Human Rights states that in the wake of President Barack Obama's inauguration, Iran has signaled that the espionage trial of two world-renowned AIDS doctors is a bellwether for the future of U.S.-Iranian relations Cambridge, Mass. (PRWEB) January 20, 2009...

Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

A pain-management doctor who prescribed huge quantity of opiates to patients at his northern Virginia clinic was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison on federal drug charges. Thats more time than his supporters and some of the jurors were hoping for, but its still a major victor...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

...presentence report which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office. The maximum penalty Wells can receive on each count is a fine of $250,000 and imprisonment for five years. Wells will also be ordered to repay the money he stole from the Company. On July 23, 2009, Unites States Attorney W. Walter ...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

...Kanner was sentenced in January 2009 to 32 months' imprisonment and forfeited $1.9 million. Birbragher was sentenced in December 2008 to 35 months' imprisonment and forfeited $1.1 million. Avello, 42, fro...vello was sentenced in November 2008 to 36 months' imprisonment and forfeited $19,313.47. One of the men hi...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...h four laws that do not apply to other kinds of physicians: A state ban on certain methods of abortion that carries a penalty of imprisonment for non-compliance. Kan. Stat. Ann. Section 65-6721. A federal ban on certain methods of abortion that carries a penalty of 2 years imprison...

Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors

...nal scientific and academic exchange which undermines efforts of all who seek to treat global AIDS and protect the health of the Iranian people. Their imprisonment robs the world of two talented physicians and has a chilling effect on public health dialogue and diplomacy worldwide," Hutson said. "It app...

Controversial New Pool & Spa Safety Act Will Create Public Pool Closures Nationwide

...other safety measures to prevent entrapment and evisceration. CPSC, the enforcing agency of the Act, may impose enormous financial penalties and seek imprisonment for violators. "Swimming pool operators support preventing entrapment," says Dr. Lachocki. NSPF has funded suction entrapment and drowning pr...

Louisiana Improves Law for Treating Mentally Ill

... York's program, 74 percent fewer experienced homelessness, 77 percent less psychiatric hospitalization, 83 percent fewer arrest, and 87 percent fewer imprisonment as a result of the measure. Earlier this year, Idaho unanimously passed similar reform legislation. A comprehensive reform of Illinois mental health...

Drink and drugs fuel Scottish suicide and homicide rates

...tion positive clinical attitudes to the management of risk as part of a more understanding dialogue with the public examination of reasons for imprisonment of offenders with severe mental illness. ...

Local Methodists Host West African Choir, South African Leader at Historic Conference

....m. and Tuesday at 3 p.m.). Storey, who was president of the Methodist Church in Southern Africa, also served as chaplain to Nelson Mandela during his imprisonment and helped select members of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Texas Conference has more than 290,000 members and spans Housto...
Imprisonment in Biological Technology

Identity theft: The business time bomb

...$1 million per occurrence, civil liability for victim losses (including class actions), and in some instances the legislation provides for removal and imprisonment of culpable business executives. Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act Disposal Rule This provision of FACTA (aka FACT Act) requires reaso...
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